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File #: Int 0203-2004    Version: * Name: Department of Buildings to reinspect all violations.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Housing and Buildings
On agenda: 2/26/2004
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the Department of Buildings to reinspect all violations.
Sponsors: Margarita Lopez, Bill Perkins, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Maria Baez, Diana Reyna, Joel Rivera, Helen Sears, John C. Liu, James F. Gennaro
Council Member Sponsors: 9

Int. No. 203

 

By Council Members Lopez, Perkins, Addabbo, Baez, Reyna, Rivera, Sears, Liu and Gennaro

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the Department of Buildings to reinspect all violations.

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1.  Section one of chapter one of title twenty-six of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 26-126.6 to read as follows:

§26-126.6  Reinspection of violations.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no violation issued by the department shall be deemed corrected unless it shall have been reinspected by the department and the department, upon inspection, is satisfied that the violation is corrected.  The department shall reinspect all violations issued by the department which the commissioner believes constitutes a danger to the public no later than thirty days from the date set for correction in the notice of violation.  The commissioner shall promulgate rules for establishing one or more timetables for reinspection of violations which the commissioner does not believe constitutes a danger to the public, but in no event shall any such time period be greater than ninety days from the date set for correction in the notice of violation.

§2.  This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.